How Australia's cricket scandal stung an incredulous nation

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionAustralian players Cameron Bancroft and Steve Smith admit ball-tampering plan What were they thinking? It’s a simple question that has consumed many Australians since the nation’s cricket team was engulfed in a cheating scandal in South Africa. This weekend, captain Steve Smith said his team’s “leadership group” […]

'Unusual' if Lehmann unaware of ball plan, says ex-Aussie coach

'Unusual' if Lehmann unaware of ball plan, says ex-Aussie coach

Watch: Bancroft and Smith admit ball-tampering plan It would be “highly unusual” if Australia coach Darren Lehmann was unaware of his players’ plan to tamper with the ball against South Africa, says former coach John Buchanan. Buchanan, who led Australia between 1999 and 2007, also believes captain Steve Smith’s position is untenable. Cricket Australia says […]

India renew Shami's contract after clearing him of corruption charge

India renew Shami's contract after clearing him of corruption charge

Image copyright Getty Images India’s cricket board has renewed the contract of fast bowler Mohammad Shami after clearing him of charges levelled by his estranged wife. Shami’s contract was put on hold after Hasin Jahan accused him of corruption, domestic violence and adultery. He has denied all the allegations against him. The Board of Control […]

India lauds Dinesh Karthik's victorious cricket innings

India lauds Dinesh Karthik's victorious cricket innings

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption He scored 29 runs off eight balls to help India win the Nidahas Trophy Cricketer Dinesh Karthik has taken social media by storm after his batting heroics in the final of a tri-series T20 tournament took India to victory. Karthik’s 29 runs off eight balls helped his team snatch […]

Tributes paid to 'voice of Yorkshire cricket'

Tributes paid to 'voice of Yorkshire cricket'

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionDave Callaghan worked for the BBC in radio and TV and was fondly known as the ‘voice of Yorkshire cricket’ Tributes have been paid to Dave Callaghan, the man widely regarded as the voice of Yorkshire cricket, who has died aged 63 following a heart attack. Mr […]

England all-rounder Stokes denies affray charge

England all-rounder Stokes denies affray charge

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Ben Stokes arriving at court in Bristol for a previous hearing England cricketer Ben Stokes has pleaded not guilty after being accused of fighting outside a Bristol nightclub in September. The 26-year-old Durham all-rounder is charged with affray after a man allegedly suffered a broken eye socket. At Bristol […]